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This website addresses those who feed horses and those who produce forage. The vision is that forageforhorses.com will be an information portal for both these groups. This website will have facts based on research results, information videos, reportages and possibility to comment and send in questions and proposals for new content.

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Differences between starch and sugar

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Forage, Health, Intestinal microflora | 0 comments

Starch are carbohydrates and they are in high concentrations in cereals, i.e. oats, barley, wheat and rye. In the small intestine starch is rapidly degraded to glucose and absorbed into the blood. When horses eat...

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Starch rich concentrates impair hindgut environment

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Forage, Health, Intestinal microflora | 0 comments

The horse is a monogastric herbivore, a hindgut fermenter, and is depending on the fibrolytic microflora in caecum and colon to ferment fibre to short-chain fatty acids. Therefore it is important that the...

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Number of layers of plastic impact bale gas tightness

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Forage, Forage production | 0 comments

Number of layers of plastic film on the bale has an impact on the bale’s gas...

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